Management Accountant job in Bordon Hampshire

Management Accountant | Howett Thorpe

Management Accountant

Howett Thorpe is delighted to be working with an import and distribution company based in Bordon in the recruitment of their Management Accountant. The UK business has 3 entities and was recently acquired by a French group, which in time will lead to further opportunities within the organisation.

Reference: HT12711

Management Accountant - About the Role

As the Management accountant you will report directly to the Finance Director and take responsibility for reporting across the 3 UK entities. This role doesn’t have direct line responsibilities; however, you will be working closely with 3 accounts assistants and your knowledge and experience will be there to assist and advise them in their roles. The business import and distribute products across the UK and some overseas and a background in import/export, warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, retail or B2C would be a distinct advantage.

The role is to replace the current incumbent who is moving overseas and there is some urgency in finding the right person, you will need to be on a short-notice period or immediately available.

As the Management Accountant:

Responsibilities of the position will include completion of month end management accounts from trial balance, preparation of finance reports to enable detailed variance analysis and improved MI; management of the annual budgeting process and quarterly reforecasting. A key part of this role will also be to extract data from the system and knowledge of MS Dynamics AX would be an advantage although knowledge of Power BI or Atlas would also be considered.

The successful Management Accountant will:

  • Ideally be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or studying towards
  • Advanced in Excel and data mining
  • A strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • The ability to build strong relationships outside of finance
  • Have the ability to step in and manage the team in the absence of the Finance Director
  • Be able to work of their own initiative and unsupervised
  • Have a can do attitude with a high attention to detail
  • Have worked within import/export, warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, retail or B2C
  • French speaking would also be good.
  • On a short-notice period or immediately available

Management Accountant - Benefits

  • Basic salary of circa £45,000
  • A discretionary bonus
  • 5% matched pension
  • Gym contribution
  • Free parking on-site

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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  • Location: Bordon, Hampshire
  • Job Title: Management Accountant
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